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Illegal Immigration

Only a start – 2/3rds to go

From the BBC US President George W Bush has signed a controversial bill into law that will pay for a 700-mile fence (1,125km) fence along the border with Mexico. Yippee!  Finally, we are starting to the US is starting, just starting to address the greatest leakage spot in our border, the Southwest.  The barrier, equipped …

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From Mayberry, RFD to Maywood, CA

In addition to this post, this disturbing story was discussed at in March 2006, but received little national attention.  The original news story in the LA Times is no longer available on that newspaper’s website archive.  Read here about this experiment in lawlessness, miles from America’s second-largest city. Welcome to Maywood CA, Where Roads …

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A Wave of Uneducated , Non-English Speakers.

Today’s USA Today reports Mexicans with little education and limited English skills are leading a wave of newly arrived immigrants who are increasingly fanning out from traditional gateway states, Census data released Tuesday indicate. .The dispersal of new immigrants to parts of the Southeast and Midwest that are unaccustomed to foreign-born populations in large numbers …

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Gee, enforcing the law? What a concept!

This from Julius Preston at the New York Times: CINCINNATI, July 30 — Immigration agents had prepared a nasty surprise for the Garcia Labor Company, a temporary worker contractor, when they moved against it on charges of hiring illegal immigrants. They brought a 40-count federal indictment, part of a new nationwide strategy by immigration officials …

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Changing the vocabulary

The illegal immigration issue became one of my pet peeves quite some time ago.  On Dec. 18, 2003 (a search did not find the article), the local paper, The Citizen (registration may be required)  ran an editorial by Ricardo Pimentel lamenting the treatment of illegal immigrants by the Social Security system. Gee, read your own …

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